An article by University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) doctoral student Bhakti Sharma, Advertising Associate Professor Benjamin Johnson,  and alumna Susanna Lee, Ph.D. 2022, was recognized as the “most-read article of 2022” by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) journal Technology, Mind, & Behavior. “The Dark at the…

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Posted: February 23, 2023

This article, written by Cynthia Roldán Hernández, originally appeared in UF News on Jan. 10, 2022. A new University of Florida  study has found that “doomscrolling” — a term used to describe the concept of binging on negative news — is a new and unique behavior, and not just another trendy,…

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Posted: February 4, 2022